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Employment

Click here for the online application.


The online application will be available from July 21, 2014 through August 18, 2014. Applicants MUST be available to work through October 31, 2014, Sunday through Saturday at varied times. This will include the Halloween event.

Seasonal Jobs:

  • Admissions - Zoo Service Clerk
  • Membership - Zoo Service Clerk
  • Horticulture - Zoo Aide
  • Guest Services - Zoo Service Worker
  • Rides & Attractions Operator - Must be 18 years of age with a valid driver's license

Hourly Rate: $8.00

Employee Requirements:

  • Must be a minimum age of 16
  • Must be flexible to work days, nights, weekends and holidays
  • Some seasonal jobs require you to be 18 years of age and to possess a valid driver's license
  • Must be able to speak, hear and see clearly for communicating with guests & staff and for safety
  • Must be able to work in inclement weather
  • Must be able to walk long distances several times a day
  • Must be able to lift and carry 25 lbs. (Some areas may require up to 50 lbs.)
  • Rides & Attractions Operators must be 18 years old and possess a valid driver's license

Zoo Benefits:

  • The Louisville Zoo is a unique environment
  • Discount in Gift Shop and food areas with Zoo ID
  • Free admittance to Zoo while employed
  • Free parking
  • EEO

Full-Time Positions

All full-time and part-time vacant positions will be posted weekly on the Louisville Government website at www.louisvilleky.gov/HumanResources